The High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart is one of Germany's top level centers for large scale computer simulations. Currently, we are looking for two students to support our research in the field of high-performance computing and linear optimization (MIP). The target of the research is to harvest the potential that parallelized computations on high-performance computing systems provide for high resolution optimization strategies for energy-systems - in terms of production, distribution and storage of electrical energy - when implementing renewable energy technologies. Regarding details, please have a look at our project homepage http://www.beam-me-projekt.de/.
Our part of the work in this project covers aspects of hardware, algorithms, parallelization, performance and power consumption of computer components and software. The following tasks may be done by research assistants:
Basic knowledge of the Linux operating system and in one of the programming languages, C, C ++ or Fortran are desired. Basic mathematical knowledge in the area of linear optimization and numerics are not compulsory but desirable.